Figurine of sleeping boy

Greek
Hellenistic Period


Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 084; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 119 (additional published references).

Dimensions

2.9 cm (1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

72.4439

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

He is seated on the ground, with knees raised, resting his head on the right knee. Greenish patina; corroded.

Provenance

Hay Collection. Presumably from Egypt.

Credit Line

Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way